1998 Press Release Archive

BMW X5: the world’s first “Sports Activity Vehicle”

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/09/1998

The X5, which will be built in BMW’s U.S. factory in South Carolina, will make its world debut at the 1999 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The auto show will be held January 9 through 17. Market introduction is scheduled from the end of 1999.With the introduction of the X5, BMW is once [...]

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  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - February
    X3 Units: 12,892
    X5 Units: 12,200
    X6 Units: 2,089
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

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